Après CEO and Co-Founder Release Book

by Ms. Fran Garvey of Après Group

Posted to Announcement on 10/7/2019 at 4:07 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Contact: "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"Amanda Schumacher, Head of Communications, Après "},{"attributes":{"color":"#0000ff","background":"transparent"},"insert":"amanda@amandaschumacher.com/+44 7468 571006 "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Contact: "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"Rachel Elinsky, Director of Publicity, HarperCollins "},{"attributes":{"color":"#0000ff","background":"transparent"},"insert":"rachel.elinsky@harpercollins.com/212-207-7178 "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"YOUR TURN "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Careers, Kids, and Comebacks—A Working Mother’s Guide "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"By Jennifer Gefsky and Stacey Delo "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"Should I lean in? Pivot? Freelance? Quit? If I leave my job, will I ever get back in? "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"These are just some of the questions women ask when smack in the “Messy Middle” -- when job opportunity and family responsibilities collide, and decisions shift into high gear. There are more than 15 million employed women with children under the age of 18 in the United States, and millions more women on the work sidelines, many put there by impossible corporate work structures. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Your Turn: Careers, Kids and Comebacks -- A Working Mother’s Guide "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"(HarperBusiness; October 1, 2019; $27.99) is the career coach that today’s working women need to own their career ambition + motherhood path. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Jennifer Gefsky and Stacey Delo, co-founder and CEO of Après respectively, the premier site for women returning to the workforce, have worked with hundreds of companies to find out what’s important to them, and have unique insight into what women can do to make their own career transitions better, smarter and more beneficial. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"“We wrote "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent","italic":true},"insert":"Your Turn "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"to help women everywhere make the best possible career decisions for themselves and their families -- to get ahead of the many questions and tackle them when they arise, from managing guilt and "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"stress after maternity leave, to setting expectations in a part-time position, to talking with partners and managers about how to make full-time work better for you,” says Delo. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"“And for those who have decided to step away from the corporate world, whether it’s for one year or twenty, we show you how to stay current, how to pivot to something more meaningful when your old job doesn’t exist anymore, or you simply want a change,” adds Gefsky. “We hope that "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent","italic":true},"insert":"Your Turn "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"provides a clear roadmap for how to navigate key work + life transition points.” "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"Your Turn "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"features stories and research from the members of Après as well as insights from hundreds of companies that are making it work for employees on topics including: "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"? how to know if a company is family-friendly; "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"? how to quit and leave the door open; "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"? how to ask for flexibility; "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"? how to unleash the confidence to return to work on your own terms; "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"? how to overcome the fear of rejection; "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"? how to marry purpose and a paycheck; "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"? how to own your role as a working parent, and more. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Whether you’re struggling with the big question of whether to stay or quit, or looking to reenter the workforce after time away, "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent","italic":true},"insert":"Your Turn "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"features the insider knowledge you need from people who have already taken the journey, as well as a step-by-step analysis to ensure you are making the right career decision for "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent","italic":true},"insert":"you. 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Every woman should read this book to learn tips and strategies to carve her own path.” "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"— "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Jill Koziol, cofounder and CEO, Motherly "},{"insert":"\n\n\n"}]}


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